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Associate, RA - Post Approval

Application Deadline: June 29, 2019

Location: Schaumburg, ILLINOIS, USA

Job Summary / Overview:

Responsible for support of post-approval regulatory affairs activities under direction of the department Manager. Post-approval regulatory affairs activities may include but are not limited to::

  • Compilation/review of Annual Reports, Advertising/Promotional material, and product labeling

  • Electronic assembly and publication of original applications, amendments, and supplements

  • Assessment of proposed changes to manufacturing facilities, processes, and/or controlled documents.

Success in the role is measured by:

  • Timely and accurate pre-submission review and electronic filing of FDA submissions including ANDA’s, 505(b)(2)s, Amendments, Supplements, Annual Reports, DMF updates, labeling changes, and Advertising/Promotional material

  • Timely and accurate review of change controls according to regulatory guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Post-approval product support activities: Compilation and review of FDA Submissions (e.g., Supplements, Annual Reports, DMF Updates, labeling packages) as agreed upon with partners; and change control review/approval;

  • Coordinate compilation/review of Advertising/Promotional material with Marketing for Manager’s review and approval. Submit Advertising/Promotional materials to FDA’s OPDP via electronic methods.

  • Domestic and international travel may be required.

Knowledge or Experience:

  • Experience in the use of PC-based word processing software, databases, spreadsheets and Adobe Acrobat, including database management and support.

  • Experience with metrics management and reporting.

  • Proficient in the use and preparation of electronic regulatory submissions under FDA and ICH Common Technical Document (CTD) XML-compliant schema is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • 2 or more years of direct pharmaceutical industry experience OR equivalent experience working in a cGMP and/or FDA regulated environment is preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work under deadline pressure, rapidly shifting priorities and manage multiple projects.

  • Strong ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Ability to drive projects to completion with minimal guidance.

  • Formal project management skills are a plus.

Education / Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a scientific area of interest (e.g., chemistry, microbiology/biology, pharmacy, premed, nursing) or equivalent work experience.


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